The Sea Bat

The Sea Bat is a 1930 American pre-Code melodrama film directed by Wesley Ruggles, starring Raquel Torres, Charles Bickford. Part of the film was filmed on location in Mazatlán, Mexico. The film was originally intended as a vehicle for Lon Chaney, who died on August 26, 1930.


A community of sponge divers are harassed by a large and hostile manta ray.

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    director Lionel Barrymore Wesley Ruggles
    editor Harry Reynolds Jerome Thoms
    genre drama
    keywords manta ray sponge divers
    producer Wesley Ruggles
    productionCompany Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
    publisher Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
    theme melodrama